Tramston Valley Interview with Haruki Nagayasu.
MM: Can you tell us about your Band and whos your biggest influences
Haruki: My band is TramstonValley, a Japanese 3 piece rock band.
We have influences from many artists, so our sound is post grunge and classic rock, blues rock,southern rock.
MM: Where do you draw your inspirations and ideas from
Haruki: I always get it from watching movies, shooting landscape photos, driving and playing music.
MM: What would you say is your Bands favorite song ?
Haruki: It’s a Sons of Anarchy. Just now we have recorded this song, this song is classic rock style’s ballad.
MM: Plans tour and festival wise for 2020
Haruki: I have no idea for now, I hope to ease this pandemic. Just we focus to studio work and songwriting for the release a new EP or album now.
MM: What can we expect from (Band Name) live
Haruki: We have catchy modern rock songs and improvisation jam style, so if you like modern rock or classic rock both fans will have an exciting experience.
MM: What do you like best and worst abt touring
Haruki: I like to eat the delicious foods of that lands. I’ve never been on a big tour, so I have nothing worse for now.
MM: Which three Bands would be your ultimate touring buddies
Haruki: My dream is touring with Black Stone Cherry, The Black Keys, Rival Sons.
MM: What's the most memorable concert you've been to (other than your own) and why
Haruki: John Mayer’s Japan tour 2019.
It was really amazing! His guitar playing and other tour members' playing was really awesome! It felt like a very short time that 3 hours.
I just wanted to watch 3 hours more.
MM: What do you feel has been your biggest accomplishment so far with
Haruki: Our 1st single and 2nd single was ranked in the top 20 Australian FM radio charts.
1st single ranked 13 and 2nd single ranked 12.
MM: Which are your Two favourite Albums of all time
Haruki: Seventeen Days by 3 Doors Down.
Hoobastank by Hoobastank.
MM: Can you remember the first time you ever played live and how it felt to have people watching you?
Haruki: Yeah, I was so nervous, because I'm a super shy guy. But when I finished it I was excited and fun!
It was beyond description.
MM: Growing up which Bands posters did you have on your bedroom wall.
Haruki: When I was teenager I had Jimi Hendrix and Rancid posters.
MM - Who do you think influenced the world of Metal / Rock more than any other person
Haruki: Jimi Hendrix and Black Sabbath.
MM - What's the most important thing to the band right now?
Haruki: Make a EP.
We have live style recording now.
It’s a really old skool style, but we think it’s the best for a true rock band than high quality sound.
MM:If you could do a cover of any song which one would it be and why?
Haruki: Neon (live version) by John Mayer. That song is super difficult to play the guitar while singing.
He is crazy haha.
MM: Tell us why we should buy and listen to your Band
Haruki: The reason is we are rock, if you touch the Tramston sound you can be rock!
Final Words for your fans and our readers
Haruki: 1. Simple 2. Old skool 3. Three 4. ROCKEST
Thanks so much for reading my interview!
If you are interested to TramstonValley, please check our music and Facebook and YouTube!
Also, We are making a studio live EP and I’m making a solo EP!
And, We are still having a hard time, but I hope our good situation will be back soon. Keep safe, take it easy!
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